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- ISBN: 9780743422819 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2000.
|Summary, etc.:|| Jodi Picoult has touched readers deeply with her acclaimed novels, such as Keeping Faith and The Pact. Gifted with "a remarkable ability to make us share her characters' feelings" (People), Picoult now explores the complex choices of the heart for a young Amish woman — the compelling journey of discovery for an urban lawyer who befriends and protects her.The small town of Paradise, Pennsylvania, is a jewel in Lancaster County — known for its picture-postcard landscapes and bucolic lifestyle. But that peace is shattered by the discovery of a dead infant in the barn of an Amish farmer. A police investigation quickly leads to two startling disclosures: the newborn's mother is an unmarried Amish woman, eighteen-year-old Katie Fisher. And the infant did not die of natural causes. Although Katie denies the medical proof that she gave birth to the child, circumstantial evidence leads to her arrest for the murder of her baby.One hundred miles...
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.7 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Atria Books, 2000. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2790 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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